Project Finance Manager

Location
St Helens, Merseyside
Salary
£38,000 - £42,500 plus bonus and benefits
Posted
15 Oct 2019
Closes
22 Oct 2019
Ref
GW/SJS/21544
Job Title
Finance Manager
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This highly specialised support services business delivers bespoke industrial solutions to customers. Part of a worldwide group of companies with a long history of expertise they are recognised market leaders in what they do. They currently have a Joint Venture operation that has grown substantially and taken on a number of new projects, the result of which is the need to recruit an experienced Project Finance Manager to work closely with and report to the Finance Director and General Manager on site. The position will involve taking responsibility for cost management and financial control of these projects, liaising with the shared service centre and operational management to ensure profitability and key deliverables are maintained. Duties will include:

  • Ensuring project financials are delivered in a timely manner (P&L, balance sheet)
  • Preparing monthly / quarterly reports
  • Preparing forecasts and budgets
  • Accounting for WIP and preparing Cost to Complete financial models
  • Cost and overhead analysis, identifying strategies for improvement
  • Contributing to the Group reporting pack
  • Supporting new bids and the tendering process
  • Provide analysis for the management review meetings
  • Supporting the final stages of ERP system implementation

The ideal candidate must have a highly flexible and adaptable nature with the ability to react and deal with issues as they come in from the field, the ability to multi-task and solve problems is therefore essential. This will be a broad role that will require you to take ownership of some issues outside of the traditional finance remit and support the needs of operations, R&D and commercial teams, liaising with people at other sites in the UK and overseas. The ideal candidate could be a qualified or QBE accountant and would ideally have experience of Project / Contract Accounting from a construction or engineering type background.

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